Farmington, NM Colleges

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Farmington is a city in San Juan County in the US state of New Mexico. As of the 2010 U.S. Census the city had a total population of 45,877 people. Farmington (and surrounding San Juan County) makes up one of the four Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA's) in New Mexico. The U.S. Census Bureau's population estimate in 2011 for Farmington was about 45,256.

Farmington is located at the junction of the San Juan River, the Animas River, and the La Plata River, and is located on the Colorado Plateau. Farmington is the largest City, and one of only two significant towns, of San Juan County, one of the largest counties in the United States covering 5,538 square miles (14,340 km2). The county seat and the other city in San Juan County is Aztec. Farmington serves as the commercial hub for most of northwestern New Mexico and the Four Corners region of four states. Farmington lies at or near the junction of three important highways U.S. Highway 550, U.S. Highway 64, and New Mexico Highway 371.

The primary industries of San Juan County are in the mining of petroleum, natural gas, and coal. Major coal mines are the Navajo and San Juan mines, operated by BHP Billiton 15 to 19 miles (24 to 31 km) southwest of Farmington. The coal mined from the Navajo and San Juan mines is used entirely for fuel for the nearby Four Corners Generating Station and San Juan Power Plant to produce electric power.

Farmington is known across New Mexico and throughout the southwest for its baseball tournaments, and the Ricketts Ball Park is the home of the Connie Mack World Series.Farmington High School claimed the AAAA Baseball State Championship four years in a row from 2005 through 2008. Piedra Vista High School also claimed the AAAA Baseball State Championship in 2010 and 2011.

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Schools in and around Farmington, NM

Name
San Juan College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $2,520 average out-state tuition; $984 average in-state tuition
Fort Lewis College
Four or more years; Public; $4,048 average out-state tuition; $4,048 average in-state tuition
Dine College
Four or more years; Public; $720 average out-state tuition; $720 average in-state tuition
Navajo Technical College
Four or more years; Public; $2,000 average out-state tuition; $2,000 average in-state tuition
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $3,641 average out-state tuition; $1,454 average in-state tuition
New Mexico State University-Grants
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $3,432 average out-state tuition; $1,776 average in-state tuition
University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $4,128 average out-state tuition; $1,440 average in-state tuition

Farmington, NM Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016